Nagaland

  • Dimapur DPDB welcomes new DC
    The new DC & Vice Chairman DPDB Dimapur N Hushili Sema IAS is being received at the Board meeting at DC’s Conference Hall on August 5. (DIPR) Photo) Dimapur, August 8 (DIPR): The monthly meeting of the District Planning & Development Board (DPDB), Dimapur District for the month of August was held on 05th August 2011, in the Conference Hall of Deputy Commissioner, Dimapur.  The Board Members welcomed the new Vice Chairman & DC Dimapur N.Hushili Sema IAS and other
  • Reception of new DC Tuensang
    The new DC Tuensang T. Mhabemo Yanthan (center) along with SDO (C ) Tiameren Chang, PAs to DC, Hd DB sadar and DBs during the reception programme held in honour of the new DC on August 5. (DIPR Photo) Tuensang, August 8 (DIPR): A brief but impressive programme was organized by the DBs in the Customary Court premises on August 5 in honour of T. Mhabemo Yanthan who recently took over as the new DC Tuensang. While exhorting the gathering, the DC expressed gratitude for the warm recep
  • Special meeting on ISBT
    Mokokchung, August 8 (DIPR): The monthly meeting of Mokokchung District Planning and Development Board was held on August 8 at DC’s Conference Hall, Mokokchung. Deputy Commissioner and Vice Chairmen DPDB Mokokchung, Lithrongla G. Chishi chaired the meeting.The House discussed the agenda on Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) - how to make it functional and operational. To which the House decided to hold a special meeting with the private bus owners, Taxi Drivers Union, Land Owners an
  • YOE Kma selected entrepreneurs meeting held
    Dimapur, August 8 (MExN): A provisional meeting of the selected entrepreneurs from Kohima district under the ‘Year of Entrepreneur’ (YOE) was held on August 1 at Local Ground, Kohima. The meeting was conducted to deliberate matters pertaining to the prospect of the YOE programme for the selected entrepreneurs who have undergone EDP training from the Indian Institute of Entrepreneurs (IIE), at Guwahati and Dimapur; and formation of Selected Entrepreneurs Association of Kohim
  • LOCAL Briefs
    Army Recruitment rallyDimapur, August 8 (MExN): Army Recruitment rally will be held at Bhagat Stadium, Rangapahar Dimapur from August 20 to 28. All intending candidates are requested to report to Sainik Bhawan, near circuit house, Dimapur for document checking and guidance. This was informed in a press release issued by Zila Sainik Welfare Office, Dimapur.Cleanliness drive at Mon Mon, August 8 (DIPR): The new Deputy Commissioner Mon Angau I. Thou initiated a day long mass social work c
  • Booming paddy cultivation in Phek district
    Phek | August 8 : A rippling green wave could be spotted across Phek region with 98% successful cultivation of paddy. This year year’s cultivation is considered to be one of the most successful in a period of more than a decade owing to the favourable weather. A Gaon Bura from Phek Village who is also an experienced and successful cultivator remarked that, majority of the people of the region unlike the previous years are engaged in hectic preparation for the forthcoming Thurinye
  • Pathso-Yakur road construction in Noklak sub-division underway
    Dimapur, August 8 (MExN): The work of widening and soiling at Pathso-Yakur road under Noklak sub-division is in progress which is undertaken by the Nagaland Public Works Department (NPWD). With the completion of about 40% of the work till date, the Pathso area GB’s union expressed satisfaction on the construction work being executed by the NPWD, stated a press release issued by the union’s president Chillio GB.The sanction of one crore for the said work is the fulfillment o
  • DOTS Plus Sites at Khuzama and Mkg
    Dimapur, August 8 (MExN): The 2nd Quarterly Review Meeting of the Revised National TB Control Programme was held on August 5 at the Directorate of Health & Family Welfare, Conference Hall. The State TB Officer, Dr KT Lotha chaired the programme. He gave a brief picture about the plans to scale up the DOTS Plus Services in Nagaland for treatment of MDR TB cases which is underway. For this purpose, two DOTS Plus Sites will be set up at Khuzama and Mokokchung in two phases by December
  • SAMETI office cum training hall inaugurated at Medziphema
    (Inset) A view of the new SAMETI office cum training hall, inaugurated at Medziphema on August 5. (Right) Chief guest Dr, Chumben Murry along with other dignitaries after the official launch of the building.  Dimapur, August 7 (MExN): The SAMETI office cum training hall was inaugurated at Medziphema on August 5, 2011 by the Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Chumben Murry. The inaugural function was attended by host of Officers from Agri and allied departments, SASRD, ICAR, CIH, KVKs, A
  • NPMHR workshop discusses Nagas’ situation
    Participants along with organizers and facilitator of the recently organized workshop in Delhi by the Naga Peoples’ Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) (Delhi). Dimapur, August 7 (MExN): The definition and state of Indigenous Peoples, challenges from the militarization of their lands and the role of these peoples in the modern economic setup were the focus of a workshop in Delhi recently organized by the Naga Peoples’ Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) (Delhi).The worksho
  • Appeal reiterated to CM on 3rd BN N.A.P deployment
    Dimapur, August 7 (MExN): The tribal unions and students’ bodies of 3rd N.A.P Sector, Tuensang, has once again appealed to the state Chief Minister to fulfill the demands placed before him earlier. The Unions’ stated that the proposed deployment of nine companies of N.A.P. personnels in Delhi, drawing from 2nd, 3rd and 4th N.A.P battalions by the end of this month was  learnt through local media. The press note was appended by Somba Chang, president, Chang Students Uni
  • Memorial held for Naga soldier killed in combat
    Soldiers of the 164 Infantry Battalion (Naga) Territorial Army accord guard of honour to ‘sepoy’ Kheto Sumi’s mortal remains at the Dimapur Airport on Sunday, August 7.  DIMAPUR, AUGUST 7 (MExN): A Naga serviceman of the 1st Naga Regiment was killed in action on August 4 last. According to Army sources ‘sepoy’ Kheto Sumi was killed during an encounter with armed militants in the Uri sector of Jammu & Kashmir on the intervening night of August 3 an
  • Peace Channel inaugurated at Oriental College
    Students of Oriental College, Kohima during the inaugural of “Peace Channel” at the College auditorium on August 6.  Dimapur, August 7 (MExN): Peace Channel, the Youth Peace Movement was inaugurated at Oriental College, Kohima on August 6, 2011 at the college auditorium. Victor Kevilhouthie Yhome, Coordinator Peace Channel, Kohima District in his message, re-introduced the Peace Channel Movement to the gathering. He mentioned that Peace Channel is a youth peace movemen
  • State Government to regulate highways
    KOHIMA, AUGUST 6 (DIPR): To check and prevent rampant encroachments and disturbances on the highways in Nagaland, the Government of Nagaland ha reiterated the rules and guidelines protecting the highways in the State. The Government has decided that it would strictly enforce the rules and regulations in this regard in the interest of the public as a whole.And in exercise of the power conferred by Sub Section (1) of Section 21 of The Nagaland Highways Act, 1967, the Commissioner & S
  • Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court visits Phek
    Phek, August 6 (DIPR): The Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court, Justice Madan B. Lokur accompanied by Justice A. K Goswami, Gauhati High Court Kohima Bench, was on a two day visit to Phek. On August 6 addressed a gathering in the DC’s conference hall. In his speech, the Chief Justice said that separation of power in the state of Nagaland has been put in place to some extend, however necessary effect should be given for full separations of power viz the executive, legislature and
  • ‘Intensive effort will remove backward tag’
    Parliamentary secretary Transport & Mechanical, Dako Phom addressing during the 8th Fresher’s meet CCSUK at Kohima. (Morung Photo) Kohima | August 6 : Parliamentary Secretary Transport & Mechanical, Dako Phom today said backwardness cannot be removed by others but own intensive effort will remove the tag of “backward” from the society. The parliamentary secretary was addressing at the 8th Fresher’s Social of Chang College Students’ Union Kohim
  • Kiphire bids farewell to outgoing DC and ADC
    Kiphire | August 6 : Along with other civil societies and officers from various establishments of Kiphire district, parliamentary secretary CAWD T. Torechu and MLA Kipili joined the farewell programme of the outgoing Deputy Commissioner CM Tsanglao and Additional Deputy Commissioner Murohu Chotso yesterday.Giving his best wishes to the outgoing officers, parliamentary secretary CAWD said, “For the betterment of the district we must have hurt you but forgive the people of the dist
  • Investiture ceremony at Sainik School
    Chief guest Col Manish Mishra and the Principal Col R Alagarraj with the cadets who were appointed and given stripes on August 6.  Dimapur, August 6 (MExN): Investiture Ceremony-2011 in respect of Sainik School Punglwa was held on August 6 at the Cariappa Hall. Col Manish Mishra, Shaurya Chakra, Commanding Officer, 20 Assam Rifles was the chief guest for the occasion. A press note received here informed that investiture ceremony is a yearly event whereby responsibility as a leader
  • Investiture ceremony at Sainik School
    Chief guest Col Manish Mishra and the Principal Col R Alagarraj with the cadets who were appointed and given stripes on August 6.  Dimapur, August 6 (MExN): Investiture Ceremony-2011 in respect of Sainik School Punglwa was held on August 6 at the Cariappa Hall. Col Manish Mishra, Shaurya Chakra, Commanding Officer, 20 Assam Rifles was the chief guest for the occasion. A press note received here informed that investiture ceremony is a yearly event whereby responsibility as a leader
  • Social work...
    Seithekema (Old village), Dimapur carried out a social work on Friday, August 5 under the aegis of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act. The work included repairing and cleaning of debris along the road leading to the village starting from Seithekema C junction till the village. Around sixty MGNREGA job card holders (both men and women) of the village were employed, a member of the Village Development Board said. (ABOVE) MGNREGA job card holders of Seithekema (Old